The table below looks at the statistics for WCF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WCF over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
Rank 72 59 75
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing WCF 6 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.78% 2.28% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.89% 4.49% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 9
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,800 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WCF
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
318 379 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 41.41% 50.74% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 259 350 394
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WCF
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WCF Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region.

WCF Salary Trend in Oxford

WCF
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WCF across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

WCF Salary Histogram in Oxford

WCF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (95.45%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) MVC
8 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
8 8 (36.36%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
9 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
10 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 6 (27.27%) CMS
10 6 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (27.27%) Sitecore
11 5 (22.73%) jQuery
11 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (22.73%) Scrum
11 5 (22.73%) Degree
11 5 (22.73%) Windows
11 5 (22.73%) Linux
11 5 (22.73%) HTML
11 5 (22.73%) Java
12 4 (18.18%) CSS
12 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
12 4 (18.18%) Selenium
12 4 (18.18%) WPF
12 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
12 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration

WCF
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing WCF also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WCF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) CMS
1 6 (27.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (18.18%) Umbraco
3 3 (13.64%) Zimbra
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) WordPress
4 1 (4.55%) DNN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Selenium
1 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) NUnit
3 1 (4.55%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
General
1 1 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate
4 4 (18.18%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Graduate Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) C# Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) HTML
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 4 (18.18%) CSS
5 4 (18.18%) WPF
5 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (13.64%) XML
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (9.09%) HTML5
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) WinForms
7 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 3 (13.64%) Life Science
3 3 (13.64%) Google Search Appliance
4 1 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Scrum
4 4 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Logistics
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 2 (9.09%) MVVM
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.55%) Kanban
7 1 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (4.55%) Android Development
7 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
7 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.55%) OO
7 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 6 (27.27%) Sitecore
2 3 (13.64%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.55%) Telerik